The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / North West
Rank 135 149 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -36.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2153 3099 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.93% 80.56% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1888 1417
Median daily rate £405 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 107 101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) RAD

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification